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Drought

Why California’s drought affects us ALL.
Posted by Refinery29.

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Before you get too depressed, check out this story from Marketplace about how Bear Republic Brewing is reducing its water use in the beer making process.

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Mojave Desert

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This past Saturday I took a roadtrip through the southwest corner of the Mojave Desert. It was a nice clear day to get out of the city and enjoy the heat and light. Two of Real Estate’s albums, Days and Atlas were my soundtrack.

Mission San Juan Capistrano

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The first mistake is to talk about old and new. Whatever has managed to survive into the present is current, useful, and contemporary. And it permits us to move back in time in order to continue forward.

Enric Miralles, Architect

Going back to my time living in Tucson, the architecture of the Spanish Missions has long interested me. While in Arizona I made several visits to well known sites such as Mission San Xavier del Bac and Mission San José de Tumacácori. I also traveled to see missions in northern areas of the Mexican state of Sonora. The Spanish were also prolific in California (both Alta and Baja) and I’ve been slowly making my way to Junípero Serra’s western settlements.